The Communist Party of the Philippines said until there is no formal notice of termination from the government’s peace panel, they will consider the peace negotiations still in effect.
They also warned the all-out war approach will affect communities and civilians.
The National Democratic Front of the Philippines is calling for the immediate release of its peace consultant accosted in Toril here on Monday morning.
An army official said that the reported apprehension of one of the consultants of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines was not connected with the pronouncement of President Rodrigo Duterte to rearrest Communist leaders freed by the government to join the peace talks last year.
One of the consultants of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines was arrested at a military checkpoint here Monday morning following the orders of President Rodrigo Duterte to rearrest freed communist leaders who participated in the peace talks.
Peace advocates and militant farmers appealed to both panels of the government and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines to continue the peace negotiations despite the withdrawal of the unilateral ceasefires by both Parties.
JASIG is an agreement between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and the NDFP which was signed by their respective negotiating panels on February 24, 1995.
Speaking before the family of soldiers killed in a clash with New People’s Army in Cagayan de Oro City on Sunday afternoon, Duterte said he is seeing the Communist Party of the Philippines, its armed wing the NPA and the NDFP as terrorist organizations.
President Rodrigo Duterte said communist negotiators with whom the government is supposedly working with for a peace agreement should go back to prison.
President Rodrigo Duterte is suspending the peace negotiations between the government and the Communists.